Associations to the word «Bodily»


BODILY, adjective. Of, relating to, or concerning the body.
BODILY, adjective. Having a body or material form; physical; corporeal.
BODILY, adjective. Real; actual; put into execution.
BODILY, adverb. In or by the body; physically.
BODILY FLUID, noun. (anatomy) Any liquid portion of the body, such as blood, urine, semen, saliva, especially when expelled.
BODILY FLUIDS, noun. Plural of bodily fluid
BODILY FUNCTION, noun. (physiology) (euphemistic) The excretory functions of an organism, usually referring to feces and urine.
BODILY FUNCTIONS, noun. Plural of bodily function
BODILY INTEGRITY, noun. The right to physical autonomy and self-determination.

Dictionary definition

BODILY, adverb. In bodily form; "he was translated bodily to heaven".
BODILY, adjective. Of or relating to or belonging to the body; "a bodily organ"; "bodily functions".
BODILY, adjective. Affecting or characteristic of the body as opposed to the mind or spirit; "bodily needs"; "a corporal defect"; "corporeal suffering"; "a somatic symptom or somatic illness".
BODILY, adjective. Having or relating to a physical material body; "bodily existence".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.